Fractions can be a tricky concept for third graders to master, but this guided lesson can help kids get there. It provides focused instruction designed by teachers and curriculum experts that is specific to the third grade curriculum. Exercises and practical examples help kids to put fractions in context with real-world math problems. When finished with the lesson, check out our fractions worksheets for more practice.
This lesson includes 5 printable learning activities
Fractions and Fair Shares
Help your students understand how to identify fair shares in fractions problems with this helpful exercise.
Fractions on a Number Line 1
Put things in perspective for students with this exercise that shows them how to place fractions on a number line.
Fractions and Line Plots 1
Show students how to use a line plot to examine fractions with this easy to follow exercise.
Fractions and Parts of a Whole: Irregular Partitions
Show students how to use fractions to deal with parts of a whole that are irregularly partitioned with this clear exercise.
Fractions and Parts of a Set
Show students how fractions can be part of a greater whole with this exercise on fractions as parts of a set.
Equivalent Fractions 1
Equivalent Fractions will help students practice this key third grade skill.
Mixed Numbers and Improper Fractions 1
Not all fractions are created equal, and this exercise introduces students to mixed numbers and improper fractions.
Compare Fractions with the Same Denominators 1
Students will love comparing fractions with the same denominators once they work through this exercise.
Compare Fractions with Different Denominators 1
This exercise will explain to students the confusing task of comparing fractions with different denominators.
Whole Numbers as Fractions
After completing this exercise, students will be able to convert whole numbers into fractions with ease.
Fractions and Money
Show students how fractions are relevant to their own lives with this exercise based on money.

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